PHOTOS: Minibus collision causes temporary blackout

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PHOTOS: Minibus collision causes temporary blackout

Sunny Acres and neighbouring communities were plunged into darkness Wednesday after a minibus (M451) crashed into a utility pole, breaking it, at around 8 p.m.

Reports are that several people were injured in the accident but the injuries are not life-threatening. About six passengers were reportedly on board.

It is alleged that the driver may have fell asleep, causing the accident.

The accident occurred in the vicinity of Super J/Gablewoods Mall (north), causing a temporary blackout from Choc to La Clery on the John Compton Highway, sources have told St. Lucia News Online (SNO).

Electricity was restored to some areas from around 8:45 p.m but close to midnight SNO received reports that some residences in Sunny Acres were still without power.

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  1. In warm weather country this incident happens often. Do a survey and you will find 90% of driver has fall asleep in st.lucia. but when its bed time males are up !!!!!!!!!!driving their shaft..lol

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  2. Choice TV Channel 39 suddenly went off the air around this time perhaps due to the power interruption.

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  3. lock them all up until they prove they can keep a vehicle on the road - they all jackass drive too fast wif no skill

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